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Table 3 Level of health facilities TB suspects visited during the first two health-care seeking*

From: Gender difference in knowledge of tuberculosis and associated health-care seeking behaviors: a cross-sectional study in a rural area of China

  1st visit 2nd visit
Level of Health facility Total(n = 109)
n (%)
Men(n = 56)
n (%)
Women(n = 53)
n (%)
Total(n = 34)
n (%)
Men(n = 17)
n (%)
Women(n = 17)
n (%)
County hospital or upper level 14(12.8) 9(16.1) 5(9.4) 6(17.6) 6(35.3) 0(0)
County TB dispensary 0(0) 0(0) 0(0) 1(2.9) 0(0) 1(5.9)
Town hospital 30(27.5) 17(30.4) 13(24.5) 9(26.5) 4(23.5) 5(29.4)
Village clinic 51(46.8) 25(44.6) 26(49.1) 14(41.2) 6(35.3) 8(47.1)
Drugstore 14(12.8) 5(8.9) 9(17.0) 4(11.8) 1(5.9) 3(17.6)
  1. *: Patients seeking health-care within 3 months preceding interview were involved